Christ saw it needful to show his disciples what must commonly be the matter and method of their prayer... View the entire commentary
Religious fasting is a duty required of the disciples of Christ, but it is not so much a duty itself, as a means to dispose us for other duties... View the entire commentary
Evil of being worldly-minded.
Worldly-mindedness is a common and fatal symptom of hypocrisy, for by no sin can Satan have a surer and faster hold of the soul, under the cloak of a profession of religion... View the entire commentary
Trust in God commended.
There is scarcely any sin against which our Lord Jesus more warns his disciples, than disquieting, distracting, distrustful cares about the things of this life... View the entire commentary
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